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Kristian Garic
October 19, 2018 - 12:15 pm
The LSU Tigers shocked the college football world last week, upsetting No. 2 Georgia bringing lasting memories to Tiger Stadium. With the dismantling of UGA the Tigers vaulted back into the top five. LSU continues to run the gauntlet in the SEC this week against No. 22 Mississippi State. Here are...
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Jim Hanzo
October 19, 2018 - 8:12 am
The 4 and 1 Saints travel to Baltimore to take on the Ravens who are 4-2. The Ravens have one of the best defenses in the league, so what do Saints fans think, can the Black and Gold get a win on the road? "Yes we'll win if the defense holds up," one worker downtown said. A woman said while she...
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October 18, 2018 - 10:51 pm
HOUSTON (AP) David Price put his postseason woes behind him, pitching the Boston Red Sox back into another World Series with a 4-1 victory over the defending champion Houston Astros on Thursday night. Rafael Devers hit a three-run homer as the Red Sox stunned Justin Verlander and the Astros in Game...
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Chris Miller
October 18, 2018 - 6:38 pm
LSU will be sporting a new look for Saturday night’s game vs. #22 Mississippi State. LSU will emerge Saturday night from the Tiger Stadium chute in specially designed uniforms that salute the past and pay homage to heroes. #LSU125 pic.twitter.com/GA8L5HSVsf — LSU Football Equip (@LSUFBEquipment)...
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Chris Miller
October 18, 2018 - 6:25 pm
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees has moved ahead of the pack in Vegas odds for betting on who will be named this year’s NFL Most Valuable Player. The online sportsbook Bovada has Brees at 7/2 odds, ahead of New England’s Tom Brady at 10/1, L.A. Rams quarterback Jared Goff at 4/1, and Rams...
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Chris Miller
October 18, 2018 - 6:05 pm
Joe Alleva, Athletics Director at LSU, is asking fans to mind their manners during LSU home football games. In an open letter to fans, Alleva lauds them for their great spirit and support that makes “Death Valley” one of the most intimidating places for teams to visit. But a certain Tiger tradition...
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October 17, 2018 - 9:41 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Anthony Davis had 32 points, 16 rebounds and eight assists while Nikola Mirotic scored 30 points to lead the New Orleans Pelicans to a 131-112 win over the Houston Rockets in their season opener on Wednesday night. Davis added three blocks and three steals, while Mirotic shot a...
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Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports
October 17, 2018 - 2:54 pm
Louisiana Congressman starts a GoFundMe after LSU rushes the field (WWL.com) -- Congressman Garret Graves' GoFundMe to help cover the $100,000 fine the SEC slapped on LSU after fans stormed the field following the Tigers upset win over Georgia has raised over $15,000 as of Wednesday morning. "To...
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October 15, 2018 - 6:21 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Mike Smith is out as defensive coordinator of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, replaced by linebackers coach Mark Duffner. Riding a three-game losing streak and not showing any signs of being able to fix a porous unit that keeps undermining the team's chances of winning, the Bucs...
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October 15, 2018 - 5:39 pm
SEATTLE (AP) _ Paul Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates, has died. He was 65. Allen's company Vulcan Inc. said in a statement that he died Monday. Earlier this month Allen said the cancer he was treated for in 2009, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, had returned. Allen, who...
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